How to Get Over PTSD After a Car Accident

By Ryan BrownAuto Accident

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a relatively common mental health condition that develops in response to a particularly stressful event. Of the millions of people who are involved in car accidents in the U.S. each year, about 39.2% of them will experience symptoms of PTSD. The symptoms of PTSD may develop soon after the traumatic incident or not until months …

4 Driving Tips for Older Drivers

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One of the realities of aging is that it can take a toll on a person’s ability to drive. Reflexes slow down, reaction times get longer, and fatigue can set in earlier. Despite these challenges, older drivers can continue driving as long as they take certain safety precautions. The following tips could help them remain mobile while preventing accidents. Review …

How to Get Surveillance Camera Footage of Your Auto Accident

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Many types of evidence could be useful in an auto accident lawsuit. Few are as powerful as video of the accident itself. In this day and age, the volume of surveillance cameras is astounding. From business security cameras to traffic cameras, multiple systems may have recorded your crash. If you were involved in an accident, tracking down the video should …

Critical Steps to Take Following a Drunk Driving Accident

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It’s important to know how to proceed in the aftermath of a serious auto accident in order to protect both yourself and your legal rights. If you have been involved in a car accident caused by a driver under the influence in New York or New Jersey, then these are some steps you should be sure to take. Don’t Leave …

The Importance of Car Accident Reports

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When you suffer injuries in a collision, filing an accident report with the local police department will likely not be the first thing on your mind. Nonetheless, if you are going to sue the negligent party– to recover compensation for your losses and injuries, that report can provide crucial evidence. The New York and New Jersey car accident lawyers at …

Low Impact Collisions That Could Cause Serious Injuries

By Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, PCAuto Accident

Even though not occurring at speed, a low impact collision can still cause serious injuries. Musculoskeletal injuries are common in low-speed collisions, and some of these injuries have long-term consequences.   While it always imperative to seek immediate medical attention after an accident, that is especially true after a low impact collision. In a serious accident, most victims realize they …

4 Possible Long-Term Effects of a Car Accident

By Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, PCAuto Accident

Many motorists face serious long-term challenges following an auto accident. These can include physical, emotional, and financial hardships. Before speaking with a car accident lawyer for Rockland and Bergen Counties about your injury claim, consider the potential long-term consequences of a car crash. Permanent Injuries Many bodily injuries have permanent consequences, including paraplegia. Additionally, severe burns can lead to scarring …

What to Do When a Traffic Violation Results in Personal Injury

By adminAuto Accident

Most car accidents occur because at least one of the drivers involved was doing something unsafe like speeding, looking at a phone, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or driving while drowsy. Some of these unsafe practices, like speeding, can be traffic violations on their own. Others, like drowsy driving, might technically be legal, but they may lead …

6 Top Driving Distractions to Avoid

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The personal injury lawyers at Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman understand the devastation that can follow when you take your eyes off the road for even a moment. Here are some ways to protect yourself and others. Common driving distractions and how to avoid them Nearly one in 10 fatal accidents involve distracted driving. Interruptions to your attention can come in …

4 Questions to Ask Your Car Accident Lawyer

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If you were seriously injured in a car accident due to another motorist’s negligence, you need legal counsel. There is no shortage of attorneys specializing in personal injury cases, but you need to determine who can best represent you. Asking the right questions during a consultation is key to making the correct decision during this difficult time in your life. …